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Dr Herbert Kleber was appreciated by Google Doodle for his work in treating drug addiction

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Today, Google made an honored for Dr Herbert Kleber for his ground-breaking work in addiction and substance abuse treatment. It’s been 23 years since Dr Herbert Kleber was elected as associate of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.

It’s been 23 years since Dr Herbert Kleber was elected as associate of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine. And Google is celebrating this day by honoring Dr Herbert David Kleber on its doodle.

Dr Herbert Kleber,  Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1934, he is better known for his work in finding the remedy of addiction.

Kleber, studied medicine at the Dartmouth College and that moment he decided to be psychologist. In 1946, Kleber was assigned to a prison hospital in Lexington, Kentucky where thousands of prisoners were being treated for addiction.

Kleber, announced another method evidence-based treatment, after he observed that many prisoner would have substituted after release.

Kleber, treated his patients as addicted not as moral failure and making them ashemed, and this was a technique which helped his patients to recover.

Kleber was appointed by President George H.W. Bush as the Deputy Director for Demand Reduction at the Office of National Drug Control Policy, as he also was impressed by his work. Bush, is the actual person who made Dr. Kleber’s name as brightest as it is today.

Kleber, is also co-founded the National Centre on Addiction and Substance Abuse, he made the Division on Substance Abuse at Columbia University.

Google Doodle for Kleber was exemplified by Massachusetts-based artist and author of the graphic memoir Hey, Kiddo Jarrett J. Krosoczka.